17. La Lune

The Moon from Tarocchino Arlecchino

About the Card

English Name(s)

The Moon

Correspondences

  • Grand Etteilla: Card Number 3
  • Tarot de Marseille: Trump XVIII

Image Description

The moon hides half of her pink face behind a green horned crescent mask. She is surrounded by two radiating black, red, gold, and green disks in the upper corners and three black six-pointed stars in the sky. Two Harlequins stand below and look up at her with astronomical instruments. The Harlequin on the left holds up a compass with his left hand and in his right hand he holds a blue starry globe encircled by a gold serpent biting its own tail. The Harlequin on the right points up with his right hand and holds an angled ruler in his left hand.C

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Meanings

Upright

Aim, design, intention, resolution, will, language, words, speech, talk, discuss, babble, chat, gossip, idle talk, reasoning, dialogue, discourse, moon.

Reversed

Water, fluid, humid, ablution, dew, rain, deluge, sea, river, torrent, stream, fountain, spring, lake, marsh, flat water, pond, waterfall, waves, inundation, spring.